Covered Bonds Market
The Cover – essential daily information on the covered bond market
The Cover is a daily online news service dedicated to the covered bond market. Published by the GlobalCapital group, The Cover delivers exclusive breaking news on new covered bond issues as they are launched, as well as essential information on the secondary markets, covered bond regulation and the people that matter.
Global Benchmark Ranking
The Cover has been specifically designed so that its members can comment on articles and vote on transactions, and thereby reflect what the market really thinks. The Cover also generates bespoke league tables in partnership with Dealogic (the leading data provider.)
Each week, The Cover publishes the latest global benchmark ranking for the covered bond market, as well as a unique league table that excludes self-led deals and information on bookrunners in all currencies.
Every day, subscribers to The Cover receive a daily news alert that is also available in on mobiles devices such as a BlackBerry. Subscriptions to The Cover include full access to coveredbondnews.com, league tables and a searchable archive, powered by Google.
Most Read Articles
Regulatory herding is bad for business
Regulations that have heavily favoured covered bonds over the European securitization market, and that have little foundation in prudential risk, are storing problems for the future. A report published on Tuesday by the Dutch central bank illustratin ...
Removing swaps in covered bonds is the way forward
Several covered bond issuers have removed the swaps in their covered bond programmes, in the face of onerous regulatory obligations. This has improved their funding efficiency and given investors a less risky, more transparent, and potentially higher ...
Euphoric mood set to persist
Capital markets were roaring this week, but despite increasing signs of frothiness, the euphoria looks set to persist for some time longer.
Pass-through panned at CEE conference
Investors derided the covered bond conditional pass-through (CPT) mechanism at the CEE Covered Bond Forum held this week in London. They said the structure had been mispriced and would give regulators a strong disincentive to intervene on behalf of n ...